To assure care coordination for mobile patients, MCNs Health Network offers continuity of care and treatment completion by providing comprehensive case management, medical records transfer, and follow-up services for mobile patients. During this webinar, you will learn how to enroll a patient in Health Network, strategies for incorporating Health Network into your existing clinic systems, and the steps Health Network associates take to ensure continuity of care for your patients while keeping your clinic informed of patient outcomes. Health Network has proven to be an easily modifiable patient navigation system for healthcare needs of mobile populations with application in disease surveillance and treatment management for any number of injuries, illnesses, or care needs among mobile populations.
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- Understand which patients are eligible for continuity of care services provided by Health Network.
- Describe the benefits to patients enrolled in Health Network for continuity of care services.
- Describe the documents needed to enroll a patient in Health Network.
- Understand the challenges to sustaining a continuity of care program for mobile patients.
MD, MPH, FAAFP, SFHM
Chief Medical Officer
Migrant Clinicians Network
As the Chief Medical Officer for Migrant Clinicians Network, Dr. Madaras is responsible for the oversight of MCN clinical activities. Dr. Madaras spent his early childhood in Hungary and Sweden, arriving in the USA in 1968 at the age of seven. After becoming a US Citizen at 14, he graduated in 1979 with honors from the Boston Latin School, and Dartmouth College with a degree in biochemistry in 1983. He worked on a research team that investigated proteins involved in muscular dystrophy at the Boston Biomedical Research Institute. He served three years in the Peace Corps in Congo (Zaire) as a regional fisheries coordinator, and then as a PC Country Desk Assistant for Ghana/Liberia/Sierra Leone in Washington, DC. He also worked as a pesticide review manager in the EPA in Washington, with several publications in the Federal Register removing chemicals harmful to human health. Dr. Madaras received his MD and Masters in Public Health from Tufts University School of Medicine in 1993, and worked in Gabon, West Africa as an Albert Schweitzer Fellow in pediatrics. Later he worked with the American Refugee Committee on the Congo/Rwandan border during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. He also worked on the Hungarian border with former Yugoslavia in 1995. Since 1996, Dr. Madaras has worked in both inpatient and outpatient medicine in Pediatrics, Adult Medicine and Obstetrics in Chambersburg, PA at the Keystone Health Center which included treating mobile agricultural workers. He was the Assistant Medical Director at the Keystone Community Health Center from 2001 to 2005, when he joined the new hospitalist program at Chambersburg and Waynesboro Hospitals in south central Pennsylvania where he continues to work now part time. In 2016 he became a Senior Fellow of Hospital Medicine. In 2020, he became a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (FAAFP). In addition, Dr. Madaras has worked with MCN's Dr. Zuroweste as a staff physician in Tuberculosis control at the Pennsylvania State Health Department since 2012, and regularly teaches American medical students on an international health rotation in Honduras. Dr. Madaras also teaches hospital medicine to Penn State nurse practitioner and physician assistant students and medical residents at Summit Health. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Penn State College of Medicine as well as the Medical Director of Educational Affairs at WellSpan Summit Health Dr. Madaras is married with two grown children. He enjoys language, travel, scuba diving, and hiking. He has been a nationally ranked age-group triathlete and completed several marathons and a dozen 50-mile ultra marathons.
Camila Velasquez (she/her/ella) moved from Cartagena, Colombia to Miami, Florida with her family at the age of two. At the age of ten, Velasquez and her family had to move back to Colombia due to her father’s expired work visa. At the time she did not understand why she was so different from her peers. Her experiences going through the immigration process at a young age and acquiring citizenship at the age of nineteen put her on the path to becoming an advocate for her community. She graduated from Florida International University in Miami, Florida with a Bachelor’s in Psychology with aspirations of providing services to those in need. Velasquez is a strong mental health advocate which drives her to help the diverse community that surrounds her. In her downtime, she enjoys reading, painting, and hiking.
Camila Velasquez (she/her/ella) se mudó de Cartagena, Colombia a Miami, Florida con su familia a la edad de dos años. A la edad de diez años, Velasquez y su familia tuvieron que regresar a Colombia debido a la expiración de la visa de trabajo de su padre. En ese momento no entendía por qué era tan diferente de sus compañeros. Sus experiencias al pasar por el proceso de inmigración a una edad temprana y adquirir la ciudadanía a la edad de diecinueve años la puso en el camino para convertirse en una defensora de su comunidad. Se graduó de la Universidad Internacional de Florida en Miami, Florida con una Licenciatura en Psicología con aspiraciones de brindar servicios a los necesitados. Velasquez es una firme defensora de la salud mental, lo que la impulsa a ayudar a la diversa comunidad que la rodea. En su tiempo libre, le gusta leer, pintar y caminar.
Health Network Associate
Migrant Clinicians Network
Joshi Marth Covarrubias moved from Santa Rita in Jalisco, Mexico to Grand Rapids, Michigan, with his mother and younger sibling as a child. His experiences as a community advocate for the local Spanish-speaking community, including assistance in finding health services and gaining legal status, spurred his interest in working for MCN. He graduated from Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. He is the first person in his family to attend and graduate from college. He is also an Army veteran. Covarrubias recently moved to Austin with a goal of attending graduate school at Texas State University. In his free time, he enjoys playing soccer, boxing, and making art.